U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Tennessee
http://www.state.tn.us/education/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$5,123

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
138

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
932 263 288 58 1,554

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
0

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
603,041 626,946
9-12
(CCD)
236,542 249,933
Total
(CCD)
866,557 894,538
Pre-K
(by state definition)
9,542 3,434

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 47%, Local 44%, Federal 9%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 881 n/a
  *
Asian/Pacific Islander 6,282 n/a
  1%
Black 198,125 n/a
  23%
Hispanic 3,868 n/a
  *
White 655,116 n/a
  76%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
10,823 110,113
12% 12%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
3,450 11,039
* 1%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
391 n/a
*

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

**data not available

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Above 50th percentile on NRT in reading and math

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Attain value-added score of 100, over 3 years improvement on test scores

Indicators for School Accountability
NRT (CTBS) value-added assessment, attendance, promotion, dropout

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Improve mean performance level across grades by average of .05.


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 513 293 806
  64% 36% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 175 137 312
  34% 47% 39%
School in Need of Improvement 70 7 77
  14% 2% 10%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$139,795,133

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 25% 26%
Basic level and above 58% 71%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 18% 17%
Basic level and above 60% 53%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Tennessee Comprehensive Achievement Program
State Definition of "Proficient" There is no definition of proficient

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
  Median
National Percentile
All Students 55%
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  

Mathematics
  Median
National Percentile
All Students 58%
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  

Middle School

Grade 8

Reading
  Median
National Percentile
All Students 54%
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  

Mathematics
  Median
National Percentile
All Students 58%
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  

 

High School

Grade 11

Reading
   
All Students  
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  

Mathematics
   
All Students  
Title I Schools  
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency  
Migratory students  
Students with Disabilities  


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a 5%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
24,407 26,997
60% 68%

Sources


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